The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Confluence skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Confluence
Scotland > Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 92 84
Rank change year-on-year +15 -8  
Contract jobs citing Confluence 6 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.49% 0.44% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.24% 2.15% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £280 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.77% +20.00%  
10th Percentile £230 £417 £363
90th Percentile £339 £472 £388
Scotland median daily rate £280 £450 £388
% change year-on-year -37.77% +16.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Confluence is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 185 279 235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 15.02% 20.53% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 234 181
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
10th Percentile £250 £260 £181
90th Percentile £620 £575 £488
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.86 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.16% -  
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £36.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -51.38% +157.14%  

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Confluence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in Edinburgh

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Confluence in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Confluence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 10 (100.00%) JIRA
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) HTML5
3 5 (50.00%) REST
3 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (40.00%) User Experience
5 3 (30.00%) Bitbucket
5 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (30.00%) JSON
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) SOAP
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) JBoss
6 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (20.00%) Apple
6 2 (20.00%) Unix
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Subversion
6 2 (20.00%) Cocoa
6 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Spring
6 2 (20.00%) Maven
6 2 (20.00%) Ajax
6 2 (20.00%) Java EE
6 2 (20.00%) TeamCity

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) JBoss
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (30.00%) Bitbucket
4 2 (20.00%) Maven
4 2 (20.00%) SonarQube
4 2 (20.00%) Subversion
4 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (10.00%) Android Studio
5 1 (10.00%) Artifactory
5 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (10.00%) Mocha
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) HTML5
1 5 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
2 3 (30.00%) JSON
2 3 (30.00%) SOAP
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) Ajax
3 2 (20.00%) Cocoa
3 2 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 2 (20.00%) Core Data
3 2 (20.00%) iOS SDK
3 2 (20.00%) Java EE
3 2 (20.00%) Spring
3 2 (20.00%) UIKit
4 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) Chai
4 1 (10.00%) React
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) User Experience
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Animation
3 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) API Development
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Android Development
4 1 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Microservices
4 1 (10.00%) OCR
4 1 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Records Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Apple Swift
3 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (10.00%) Dart
4 1 (10.00%) ES6
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Teradata